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Surf Air Expands To Santa Barbara

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In what could help Santa Barbara further increase its influence in the high tech world, Surf Air , the subscription-membership based, all-you-can-fly airline headed by Wade Eyerly, said today that it has added Santa Barbara to its daily schedule. Surf Air launched its service between Burbank and San Francisco in June.

Success, Santa Barbara Style: Patagonian Sexwax With A Side Order of UGGS

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Six outstanding entrepreneurs have created this sweet flavor of success in one of the most beautiful places on earth – Santa Barbara, California.

Santa Barbara, San Diego Tops On Per-Capita Venture Capital

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Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana ranked further down on the list, at number 16, at $13.1M in deals and 1.8 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara; 2.

Fiesta Santa Barbara is For Amateurs Like Me

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We have other celebrations in Santa Barbara. The post Fiesta Santa Barbara is For Amateurs Like Me appeared first on Eric Greenspan.

Guy Fieri Missed Some Great Santa Barbara Spots for Diners, Drive-ins and Dives

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Not too long ago, Guy did a show in my home town of Santa Barbara. La Super Rica or Lilly’s Tacos. Los Agaves. Brophy Bros. Esaus.

Overcoming Santa Barbara's Tech Talent Bottleneck

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technology worker remote recruiting jobs barbara santaThe reason for the firm's use of remote workers? Image courtesy BigStock.com.

Santa Barbara Gets Another $100M Plus Exit, At Aurrion

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Add another, high dollar exit for a young startup in Santa Barbara, adding to the region's growing list of successful technology exits: Aurrion. Aurrion is a spinout of UC Santa Barbara, and develops technology being used to make high speed optical networking in a more cost effective manner. READ MORE>>.

RightScale Expands In Santa Barbara

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Santa Barbara-based RightScale , the developer of cloud computing software, is expanding its space in Santa Barbara, according to a report. The Pacific Coast Business Times reports that the firm is taking over 26,000 square feet on Gutierrez Street in Santa Barbara, as the firm has grown to over 150 employees worldwide.

Sonos Chops Staff In Santa Barbara

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Santa Barbara-based whole home music system maker Sonos told its users in a blog post Wednesday that it has let go of a number of employees , as a result of changes in the industry. sonos santa barbara jobs employment staff employees streaming music hardwareREAD MORE>>.

Investment Group of Santa Barbara Backs Mindflash

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The Investment Group of Santa Barbara is the primary backer of a developer of online training software for corporations, which announced a funding round Thursday. during 2012 from the Investment Group of Santa Barbara. mindflash investment group venture capital santa barbara training online saas software

Santa Barbara Investor Puts $4M Into Mindflash

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The Investment Group of Santa Barbara , a venture capital investment group based in Santa Barbara, has invested $4M in funding for a developer of a web-based cloud training software firm, Mindflash , Mindflash said today. mindflash venture capital investment group santa barbara training cloud saas software

Redfin Takes Tech-Centric Real Estate To Santa Barbara

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Redfin , a tech-centric real estate brokerage firm based out of Seattle, said late last week that it has expanded into Santa Barbara and parts of Ventura County, bringing its website and mobile app into the Santa Barbara and surrounding areas. redfin real estate santa barbara expansion technologyREAD MORE>>.

Technology , Cocktails, and Incubators in Santa Barbara

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More than 150 MIT alums gathered Wednesday night for a discussion of incubators/accelerators.  Photo: www.noozhawk.com.

New Report Details Technology Job Concentration In Region

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percent of private jobs in the technology sector, ranked at number 13 nationwide; Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta had 8.9

Guy Fieri Missed Some Great Santa Barbara Spots for Diners, Drive-ins and Dives

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Not too long ago, Guy did a show in my home town of Santa Barbara. La Super Rica or Lilly’s Tacos. Los Agaves. Brophy Bros. Esaus.

Citrix Cuts 10 Percent; Santa Barbara Hit

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Citrix Systems , a provider of enterprise infrastructure software based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, said Wednesday that the firm is reducing its headcount by approximately 10 percent--and has laid off staff at the firm's Santa Barbara Unit, Citrix Online. Tags: citrix employment jobs online barbara santa

Synergy Incubator in Santa Barbara

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The MIT event mentioned in my last post was held at the beautiful new Synergy Business Technology Center ( www.synergybtc.com ) in Santa Barbara.  Michael Holliday, architect who conceived the incubator and designed the space has built one of the most inspired environments I have seen in a very long time. Count me in.

Guy Fieri Missed Some Great Santa Barbara Spots for Diners, Drive-ins and Dives

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Not too long ago, Guy did a show in my home town of Santa Barbara. Hey Guy, here’s where you should visit on your next trip to Santa Barbara: (reader note…remember it’s Diners, Drive-ins and Dives). 1. Food, Cooking, Eating diners dives drive-ins restaurants Santa Barbara Los Agaves. Esaus.

Startup Weekend Santa Barbara

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Sunday, June 3, 2012 -- Startup Weekend Santa Barbara. See [link].

Startup Weekend Santa Barbara

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Friday, June 1, 2012 -- Startup Weekend Santa Barbara. See [link].

Rob Lowe Joins Twitter

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Long time Make It Work customer and Santa Barbara resident Rob Lowe joined Twitter today. Rob Lowe's first tweet.

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INVESTOR SUMMIT HIGHLIGHTS 7 TOP-TIERED ANGEL GROUPS FROM SANTA BARBARA TO SAN DIEGO TO COLLABORATE ON PROMISING START-UPS

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Maverick Spearheads First-In-History Southern California Angel Summit on May 16, Sheppard Mullin Title Sponsor. Maverick Angels, an International Angel Group with locations in Southern California, Utah and Europe, today announced the “First Annual Southern California Angel Summit” which took place on May 16, 2012, at USC. 818-706-7686.

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Social Networking Addiction Bears Fruit

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Yesterday, I met with @LisaBraithwaite, a local Santa Barbaran. have vanity urls setup at just about every site on the web. great trade! Yahoo!

Santa Barbara: the home of the clicks (and the calls)

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Jason is another local Santa Barbara CEO and we had a great chat about Make It Work, Ring Revenue, Affiliate Marketing and life in SB. Today I met with Jason Spievak, CEO of Ring Revenue.  He’s a great guy and taught me a bunch of new things about affiliate marketing and his company. Nothing wrong with that right?

Maverick Angels Santa Barbara Arena

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Thursday, November 19, 2009 -- Maverick Angels Santa Barbara Arena. Angel screening event. Email jerry@maverickangels.com.

Maverick Angels Santa Barbara Arena

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Thursday, October 22, 2009 -- Maverick Angels Santa Barbara Arena. Contact jerry@maverickangels.com for more information.

Video Ad Firm Sets Up Shop In Santa Barbara

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Coull , a video advertising firm based in the UK, said Friday that it is setting up a new office in Santa Barbara, as part of a link with performance marketing firm RevUpNet. RevUpNet is based in Santa Barbara. Coull said its new Santa Barbara office will initially have a team of seven.

Women in Technology International Santa Barbara

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012 -- Women in Technology International Launches Santa Barbara Network: Citrix Executive Elizabeth Cholawsky to Speak at Kickoff Event. Santa Barbara kickoff event. Join local Citrix executive Elizabeth Cholawsky, VP/GM of the company?s Elizabeth will speak on the challenges today?s

Santa Barbara Loses Direct Flight To San Jose

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The last direct flight from Santa Barbara to Silicon Valley, on a route run by SkyWest Airlines, is being discontinued, according to reports. SkyWest Airlines has informed Santa Barbara Airport officials that it plans to discontinue direct flights to San Jose in June, due to lack of demand.

Cisco Buys Santa Barbara Firm

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San Jose-based networking giant Cisco said today that it has acquired Richards-Zeta Building Intelligence, a Santa Barbara firm which develops software used for managing building infrastructure. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Cisco's Globalisation Centre East unit is based in Bangalore, India.

What Lynda.com Plans With Its $103M Funding, with Eric Robison

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Start Your Company Where You Want To Live – Period

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Santa Barbara Dreaming. When my wife and I arrived in Santa Barbara in the early 1990''s, we did not know a single person.

Google Funds LA, San Diego, Santa Barbara Researchers

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Search engine giant Google announced Tuesday that the firm is funding a number of University research projects, including a group of researchers at UC San Diego, a researcher at UC Santa Barbara, and a researcher in Los Angeles. Individual amounts of the grants to the projects were not announced.

Winemaking in Santa Barbara County - A World of Entrepreneurs

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Wednesday, June 17, 2009 -- The MIT Enterprise Forum of the Central Coast Presents: Winemaking in Santa Barbara County - A World of Entrepreneurs. Just forty years ago, there were fewer than 200 acres of vineyards in Santa Barbara County. How will they impact our entrepreneurial business of wine in Santa Barbara County?

Santa Barbara Firm In $725M Deal To Revive Ford Factory

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A Santa Barbara-based firm Clairvoyant Energy , is behind a plan to revive an idled, Ford Motor Vehicle plant in Michigan, according to an announcement from Ford Thursday. Clairvoyant is headed by David Hardee, who lives in Santa Barbara, and has served as Chairman and CEO of Energy Softworx, SVP and CFO of New Energy Ventures, Inc.,

Network Hardware Resale Expands Offices

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Santa Barbara-based Network Hardware Resale , which sells used and new networking equipment, said Wednesday that it has doubled the size of its corporate headquarters in Santa Barbara. The firm said it has moved into a new, 99,000 square foot office and warehouse in Santa Barbara.

Idealab's EI Solutions Gets Solar Win In Santa Barbara

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EI Solutions, the solar integration startup backed by Pasadena-based Idealab, has scored a win in the City of Santa Barbara. According to Tioga Energy, a renewable energy services provider, and EI Solutions, the two are building and funding a 384 kW DC solar electric system for Santa Barbara. READ MORE

Santa Barbara Firm Claims China Stole Filtering Code

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Santa Barbara-based Solid Oak Software , a maker of PC Internet filtering technology, is claiming that the firm's software code is being used by the country as part of a new program to force PC makers to install filtering software on all new PCs shipped in the country. companies from shipping PCs with the Chinese software loaded.

UCSB Tops Harvard & Wharton In Startup Wars

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Instead, grab your surfboard and head to UC Santa Barbara. Image Credit: University Of California, Santa Barbara.

Technology Space: The Final Frontier for Growth of Companies in Santa Barbara?

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Wednesday, October 15, 2008 -- The MIT Enterprise Forum of the Central Coast Presents: Technology Space - The Final Frontier for Growth of Companies in Santa Barbara? Have you ever come up against a wall when trying to find "technology space" in the Santa Barbara region? See [link] (more